Dong . , Liu S. , Yuan S.

EVOLVEMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL SPACE’S CHARACTERISTIC AND THE ARCHITECTURAL IDEA IN TOYO ITO’S WORKS

Japanese architect Toyo Ito was awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture
Prize, whose style always changes in his 40 year career. He blends the spiritual into
the design and has created many inspiring architectural space. Starting from the space
characteristics of Ito Toyo, this paper analyzes the evolution of his architectural space
characteristics over these years. It also discusses how he could create the architecture that
full of age spirit and Poetic flavor. At the same time, it extracts Ito Toyo’s architecture
ideas and thoughts to provide innovative source and vitality to the contemporary architectural
creation.

Keywords: architectural idea, architectural space, Toyo Ito, архитектурная идея., архитектурное пространство, Тойо Ито